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TP9015 - Flagstaff Tower Edinburgh Castle
 
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Condition :
Good Good condition
OSGB36 Station :
NT48/T47
Current use :
Historic use :
T:UK waypoint :
TP9015
County :
Lothian Region
Nearest town :
EDINBURGH

OSGB36 trig archive spreadsheet - IW
Trig NameOriginal NameNew NameEASTINGNORTHINGHEIGHTORDERTYPE OF MARKComputing DateCLASS OF LEVELLINGDate of LevellingLEVELLING DATUMDESTROYED MARK INDICATORCOMMENTS
Flagstaff Twr Edinburgh CastleNT48/T47NT48T047325191.93673445.810.0002BOLT01/06/194300
Flagstaff Twr Edinburgh CastleNT48/T47NT48T047325192.28673444.630.0003FLAGSTAFF01/06/194300

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There are 28 photos for this trigpoint (view album).

This trigpoint:
Is ranked joint 3860th with 33 other trigs (more).
Has a mean score of 5.86/10 (from 44 logged visits)
Was First logged: 5th Nov 1980
Was Last logged: 11th Jun 2019

Of the 44 logged visits,
4 recorded a location and of these....

All were within 22m
The average error was 5m
3 were exact

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Selection of photos for this Intersected Station.


By asbown
Edinburgh Castle
By Topofthemoor
Edinburgh Castle
©Topofthemoor
Castle
©painterman61
Edinburgh Castle flagstaff
©rwilson121
FLAGSTAFF TOWER EDINBURGH CASTLE
©BILLY COO
Edinburgh Castle
By Clochandighter
Edinburgh Castle - Trig pose!
©edfielden
See 20 more in the album.

Logged Visits:

Good condition 11th Jun 2019  17:00  by asbown

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10


Good condition 25th Oct 2018  14:21  by Topofthemoor

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

Walk around the castle. Also went to see the war memorial book my great grandfather is in.

Edinburgh Castle
Edinburgh Castle Black Watch Highlanders - France & Flanders- 1915©Topofthemoor


Good condition 2nd Sep 2017  17:15  by painterman61

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Fine old castle 1000 year history flag staff seen easily

Castle ©painterman61


Good condition 20th Jun 2017  11:00  by dugswell2

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Revisit for digital photos on a lovely sunny day.


Good condition 11th Apr 2017  11:33  by rwilson121

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Edinburgh Castle flagstaff ©rwilson121


Good condition 4th Apr 2017  10:45  by newestindustry

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10


Good condition 29th Jan 2017  13:58  by peregrinus

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

No flag today. Here for the Scottish National War Memorial (which is at the highest point. .. )


Good condition 4th Dec 2016  11:33  by catman

Gridref: NT 25214 73450   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10


Good condition 29th Oct 2016  12:00  by sleepwalker

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Viewed from the parade ground.


Good condition 21st Jul 2016  12:30  by Wubbleyew

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10


Good condition 17th Jul 2016  12:30  by JuggerMom7

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

Visiting Scotland for the first time with my family. We've always wanted to visit the castle. It was fascinating and the views of the city are great. This trigpoint appears to be in excellent condition.

Flagstaff Tower Edinburgh Castle©JuggerMom7


Good condition 15th Apr 2016  12:36  by Brisey

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Seen from the train well below the castle ramparts.


Good condition 25th Oct 2015  13:46  by gerryu2

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

It is what it is


Good condition 13th Sep 2015  13:45  by Analoguesat

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Viewed from the entrance to the parade ground. Interesting to see closeup views of the scaffolding for the seating of the tattoo.

The Flagstaff Tower ©Analoguesat


Good condition 22nd Aug 2015  14:00  by The RockKnocker

Gridref: NT 25192 73444   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 10/10

Visited while looking round the castle then we came back at night to watch the Tattoo.


Good condition 15th Feb 2015  13:53  by Earby Rambler

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Got whilst on weekend break in Edinburgh with the Mrs.

Castle.


Good condition 19th Dec 2014  12:04  by Chalky

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10


Good condition 22nd Mar 2014  16:22  by fitzydan

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

On Scotland for the weekend geocaching. After a walk around the city we ended up here. Some great architecture around here.

Flagstaff tower


Good condition 12th Feb 2014  18:05  by sheepsocks

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

on a day trip to Edinburgh


Good condition 9th Aug 2013  21:30  by Johnoneill1916

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Viewed from top of stand at Military Tattoo. Commanding views over the city and beyond :)


Good condition 3rd Aug 2013  19:30  by Mickandkim

Gridref: NT 25192 73444   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

At Tattoo as VIP !!!


Good condition 8th Jun 2013  08:01  by CJO

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

no access before 9:30 due to cranes etc preparing stands for Royal Tattoo. Also NT48 T047 BOLT at NT 25191 73445 approximatly 1 m from flagstaff.

Flagstaff Tower Edinburgh Castle Glimpsed through Royal tattoo stands....alternatively visible from afar


Good condition 27th May 2013  00:00  by explorer_olway

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Seen on the approach to Edinburgh Castle

TP9015 ©explorer_olway


Good condition 24th May 2013  21:30  by bluebeard

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 1/10

Visited the Castle many times when my father worked there.


Good condition 27th Mar 2013  15:00  by craftinessa

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10


Good condition 27th Mar 2013  15:00  by swampysean

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10


Good condition 6th Feb 2013  10:20  by BILLY COO

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

FLAGSTAFF TOWER EDINBURGH CASTLE ©BILLY COO


Good condition 1st Jan 2013  15:33  by coinea

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Flagstaff Tower Edinburgh Castle


Good condition 1st Dec 2012  11:01  by trigging on an island

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Photographed from the top of Patrick Geddes Steps.


Good condition 24th Oct 2012  00:00  by pete37038

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Viewed 100s of times


Good condition 24th Oct 2012  00:00  by pete37038

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Viewed 100s of times


Good condition 14th Sep 2012  16:48  by PeteBoggs

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Done years ago


Unreachable but visible 1st Sep 2012  13:02  by fasgadh

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Unreachable but visible  Score: 2/10

Visible from all over. Very expensive to get close. Ears ringing from the one o'clock gun.

Edinburgh Castle Tourists gather for the One o'clock Gun.©fasgadh


Good condition 27th Jul 2012  18:28  by agentmancuso

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Flagstaff Tower Edinburgh Castle


Good condition 2nd Jun 2012  13:00  by descarte1

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10


Good condition 29th Apr 2012  14:02  by Border Peat

Gridref: NT 25192 73444   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Flagstaff Tower Edinburgh Castle©Border Peat


Good condition 26th Apr 2012  11:38  by SlainteJimmy

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Difficult to miss... I was under this tower decades ago! :-)


Good condition 15th Apr 2012  17:39  by Clochandighter

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Edinburgh Castle.

Edinburgh Castle from Bruntsfield Links


Good condition 15th Apr 2012  10:19  by Triggers

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

seen from entrance. Not paying to go in


Good condition 22nd Mar 2012  17:06  by sky high boys

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Working up at the Castle. Not been here for years, forgot how cool it is :)

Flagstaff Tower Edinburgh Castle
Night shot. Taken from Crown Square at about 11pm.


Good condition 10th Nov 2010  13:21  by tom

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Edinburgh Castle stands atop the volcanic Castle Rock in the Old Town of Edinburgh. The flagstaff still stands on a small six stage tower in the Royal Palace part of the fortress. Considering the security defending the Honours of Scotland it seemed a bit pointless requesting permission to access the flagstaff tower roof to see if the roof bolt was still there. There are fabulous views from various parts of the castle grounds over the city to the surrounding coast and hills. Distant snowy peaks can be seen to the north west. Naturally it is a Grade A listed building and is at the heart of Edinburgh’s World Heritage Site. Castle Rock is also part of Arthur’s Seat Volcano SSSI.



Good condition 15th Sep 2010  11:09  by edfielden

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Viewed first from Johnstone Terrace and then from the entrance gate to the castle. Extortionate entry fee - toured shop part-way in without buying anything. Ach! :)

Edinburgh Castle - view from Johnstone Terrace ©edfielden
Edinburgh Castle Tower Flagstaff Viewed from Johnstone Terrace ©edfielden
Edinburgh Castle - view from castle gate Flagstaff is top-left of photograph ©edfielden
Edinburgh Castle - Trig pose! Flagstaff is top-left of photograph; picture taken by friendly passing Japanese tourist after I had taken one of her with her camera! ©edfielden


Not Logged 31st Aug 2000  00:00  by Sprog

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 5/10


Good condition 5th Nov 1980  12:54  by tigger4242

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Retrospective log from an old photo. Not sure of exact date

©tigger4242



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